PM Modi cleared doubts, says Paswan; LJP ready to support land bill

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan-led LJP, an NDA ally, has come around to supporting the land bill after initially raising objections even as some other partners in the ruling coalition continue to be wary of some of its provisions.

PM Modi seeks Opposition cooperation in Rajya Sabha on land bill

Reaching out to the Opposition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said he was ready to remove anything that was anti-farmer in the land bill and "publicly prayed" to the detractors not to stall the legislation in the Rajya Sabha where NDA is in a minority.

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Government ready for suggestions on land bill: Naidu

The government is prepared to incorporate "constructive and meaningful" suggestions in the land bill which will be taken up in the Lok Sabha next week, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said here on Wednesday.

PM Narendra Modi takes on Opposition in Rajya Sabha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday again took on the Opposition in Rajya Sabha while pledging to meet farmers' concerns over issues of land.

PM Modi defends amended Land Bill; says committed to bringing back black money

If SIT on black money was set up during UPA regime, illegal transactions would have stopped by now. The SIT was not set up then in order to protect some people.

Bills to replace ordinances: Govt looks for headway in LS

 The Narendra Modi government will use its majority in Lok Sabha to push the passage in the lower House of the six Bills which are aimed at replacing as many ordinances as the second week of the ongoing Budget Session commences on Monday.

Paswan implores Opposition to support Land Bill

Union Food and Consumers Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday implored the Opposition to ensure passage of the Land Acquisition Bill in national interest.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to fast against Land Acquisition Bill
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to fast against Land Acquisition Bill

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday announced a one-day fast -- and asked people across the state to join him -- in protest against the land acquisition amendment bill.

Shiv Sena to write to Centre seeking changes in Land Bill

Continuing its resistance to the Land Acquisition Bill, Shiv Sena on Sunday said it would write a letter to the Centre seeking amendments in some clauses of the Bill.

Open to considering suggestions in farmers interest: Govt

With yet another ally Apna Dal on Thursday expressing reservations over the new land bill, government said it was open to considering suggestions in farmers interest but accused Congress and other parties of attempting to project industry and infrastructure in bad light that would harm the country.

Land Bill: PM Narendra Modi meets top ministers

PM Narendra Modi on Thursday met top ministers of the Central government over Land Ordinance issue.

JD(U) preparing for big movement against Land Acquisition Ordinance

Reiterating his opposition to the Land Acquisition Ordinance, Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav on Wednesday said that he was preparing for a big movement against the ordinance.

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Congress leader says Rahul Gandhi holidaying in Uttarakhand; his office denies
Congress leader says Rahul Gandhi holidaying in Uttarakhand; his office denies

Amid sharp criticism of Rahul Gandhi for going on 'sabbatical' ahead of the key Budget Session of Parliament, a Congress leader has claimed that the party vice president is camping in Uttarakhand.

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Land Acquisition Bill: Will farmers' interest be protected?

Will the interest of farmers and land owners be protected in the Land Acquisition Bill? And in the whole tussle between Govt and the Opposition over the bill, who is really with the farmers? Watch the debate only on Taal Thok Ke.

Land Acquisition Bill: Will farmers' interest be protected?-Part 2

Will the interest of farmers and land owners be protected in the Land Acquisition Bill? And in the whole tussle between Govt and the Opposition over the bill, who is really with the farmers? Watch the debate only on Taal Thok Ke.

BJP govt turning into 'property dealer' of corporates: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal joined anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on the second day of protest over Land Acquisition Ordinance at Jantar Mantar on Tuesday.

Rahul sabbatical: Timing could have been better, says Digvijay

Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh has found fault with the "timing" of Rahul Gandhi's sabbatical but defended his decision to take time out to reflect in the wake of a string of electoral reverses suffered by the party.